Edward William Bastard
, 28 February 1862
; died Taunton
, 2 April 1901
) was a cricketer
who played for Oxford University
. Bastard batted left-handed, but is notable as a fine slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He played 37 first-class cricket
games between 1882 and 1885 and was good enough to be selected for the Gentlemen against the Players in his last game.
Bastard played for Somerset in the years just as they settled down in the Taunton ground.